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Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 2:37pm
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

Check the website,, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

Apollon invites undergraduate students to get published in, review submissions for, or help edit a the third issue of our peer-reviewed eJournal, Apollon. By publishing superior examples of undergraduate academic work, Apollon highlights the importance of undergraduate research in the humanities. Apollon welcomes submissions that feature image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Fashion panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA conference

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:39am
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: May 15, 2013

Topics can include, but are not limited to fashion as it is represented in literature, film, television, or music, fashion as it pertains to current popular culture or popular culture of any time period of the past, the fashions of celebrities, or sociological implications of fashion in our culture.

Art and Artifice in English Literature 1800-1900

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:39pm
Michael Toogood, Tufts University/ M/MLA

English Literature 1800-1900 (Enlgish II) is a Permanent Section held at the Midwest Modern Language Association's (M/MLA) annual convention. The topic for this year's panel is "open," but abstracts pertaining to the Convention's theme, "Art and Artifice," will be given particular consideration. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words. Deadline for submission is May 31st, 2013.

The M/MLA convention is being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center from November 7-10, 2013. Membership and Convention fees apply.

Call For Papers - Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:51am
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association

JELLiC: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its next issue – July 2013. JELLiC is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine issues related to Language, Literature, Culture and Critical Theory, as well as dynamic cross-disciplinary discussions that engage the links between these and other domains.

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 2:59pm
The American Conference for Irish Studies

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members, alike. The conference theme of "Other Irelands" considers all disciplines and approaches as warranted in our continued explication of Irish studies. Some of the many, many topics papers might address include:

-Immigration, emigration and the changing face of racism

-Architectural developments beyond the thatched cottage or Georgian house

-The social and economic impacts of the Celtic Tiger's rise and fall

-Literary evolutions in 21st century Ireland

-Digital landscapes and historical Ireland

Literature and Physical Culture, April 10-11 2014

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 10:30am
International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University

For George Bernard Shaw's gentleman prizefighter Cashel Byron, sport was the perfect hybrid of physical and moral science and art, yet despite Shaw's constant assertion through the novel that boxing is an art form, the common perception is that sport and art are ultimately antagonistic, as aesthetes and athletes are pitted against each other in a battle of brains versus brawn. So whilst sport and physical culture is an integral part of social and cultural history, of all cultural pursuits sport is often considered incompatible with the more artistic of those such as literature and theatre.

UPDATE: Extended CFP Deadline PAMLA Conference (11/1-3, 2013, Bahia Resort, San Diego): Now May 12

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:55pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Forty approved sessions for the November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conference (at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California) have extended their paper proposal deadline until May 12. Go to to see the complete list of open sessions and to propose a paper. Sessions still looking for papers include:

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 3:00pm
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)

IRISH STUDIES at SAMLA- Nov. 8-10, 2013

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

In keeping with the special focus of SAMLA 85, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry, fiction, drama, memoir) as well as work from related fields, including but not limited to art, critical theory, folklore, and film studies. This panel seeks to address recent trends in scholarship and the ways Irish identity (systemic or individual) and space are constructed and defined.

By June 1, 2013, please send abstracts of no more than 300 words to Sarah Dyne, Georgia State University, at